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March 30, 2021 | Kendall Gassner

Helping developers write accessible code

Why does accessibility (and, therefore, accessible code) matter? As a software engineer at Intuit®, I think this is a very important question, and Intuit’s Global Accessibility Leader Ted Drake has a great answer in Building an inclusive experience: Why accessibility….. Read more

February 4, 2021 | Julie Elliott

Solve for One – Extend to Many

Recently, we shared the story of how and why Intuit® co-founder Scott Cook started Intuit’s ongoing “Follow Me Home” (FMH) program, the practice of watching customers use our products in their home (with their permission, of course) and asking questions….. Read more

December 3, 2020 | Reuben Evans

Empowering global teams to deliver accessibility at Intuit

I believe accessibility in software is an important topic. Why? Because you would be hard pressed to find a person who doesn’t use electronic devices and the software that runs them every day. Accessibility means these software users can obtain, utilize, or understand this software easily, but it’s a fact….. Read more

May 19, 2020 | Luis Garcia

Setting priorities for accessibility issues

I’ve had the privilege of working as a contractor on the Intuit Accessibility Team for several months now. Before my time at Intuit, I worked at eBay, where I put together a strategy for prioritizing accessibility issues. Today, I’ll share that strategy, making setting priorities easier and more consistent for….. Read more

January 28, 2020 | Ted Drake

5 tips for making your app accessible

Accessible product development is the responsibility of all designers and developers. Building an inclusive experience: Why accessibility matters, introduced the greater customer base, gaining empathy, starting the testing process, and how to learn more….. Read more

January 23, 2020 | Ted Drake

Building an inclusive experience: Why accessibility matters

Our goal, as developers, is to build products that reach the largest possible audience. We create delightful experiences. We take pride in developing software that is maintainable, fast, secure, and private. To accomplish this, we must recognize the core importance of accessibility, because you can’t accomplish the other goals without….. Read more